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Forecast: China’s 2019 wood imports to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks

China’s 2019 imports of wood products are projected to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks [...]

Japanese forestry giants expand in New Zealand as Asian wood demand grows

The growing need in emerging markets for building materials and fuel has spurred Japanese trading houses to expand their forestry [...]

Tolko to curtail BC lumber mill indefinitely; citing high log costs and poor market conditions

Tolko Industries announced that, due to continued high log costs and poor North American market conditions, it will curtail its [...]

Global plywood industry hit by US-China trade war and slowdown of Chinese economy

The global plywood industry is currently affected by the US-China trade war and the slowdown of China's economy [...]

Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]

UPM completes plywood expansion in Russia

The expansion of UPM Chudovo plywood mill, started in the autumn of 2017, was inaugurated. The expansion has increased the [...]

US softwood price movements remain flat

    The first full back-to-work / school week for September 2019 did not bode well for [...]

International Hardwood Conference 2019 takes place in Berlin

            Hardwoods become more and more important especially in [...]

Drop in U.S. lumber production; Canadian output hit hard

U.S. sawmills in the first six months of 2019 produced 17.602 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber [...]

West Fraser to reduce lumber production capacity in B.C. up to 25%

West Fraser announced it will introduce variable operating schedules at five of its British Columbia sawmills that will result in [...]